Bury the Lead: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Series #29) (Hardcover)

Staff Pick Badge
Bury the Lead: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Series #29) Cover Image
$27.99
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days

Staff Reviews


Bookseller: Linda
Title: Bury the Lead

Comments:
Of course the whole team is together in this latest mystery, but there turns out to be...complications.
A body is found on Bromley Mt, there are multiple small explosions and fires in a warehouse, and then a trailer trucker explosion.
Are they related? Who are the people involved and what are their connections? Is there even ONE motive?
This is really one of Mayor's best: people, the towns involved, and his team. Plus, a new kid on the block - help or hindrance?
Joe's team, so many personalities - and yet they work sooooo smoothly to solve every little thing, like even the Ebola outbreak!

Read on--

— From Linda's Past Picks - 5

Description


Joe Gunther and the VBI team are investigating a murder and an arson case—both potentially related to an outbreak of ebola.

When the body of a young woman is found near a trail at a popular ski mountain, the case falls to Joe Gunther and his team at the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI). They quickly have a suspect, Mick Durocher, and a confession, but not everyone on the team is convinced. Despite Mick’s ready admission, investigators quickly sense there might be more going on than is immediately apparent.

At the same time, a large local business is being targeted with escalating acts of vandalism—a warehouse fire, a vandalized truck, a massive cooling system destroyed—resulting in loss of life. And either by coincidence, or not, Mick Durocher, the self-confessed murderer, was once employed by this very company.

These two puzzling cases—now possibly connected—are further complicated by the sidelining of a key member of VBI, Willy Kunkle, who undergoes surgery at a hospital that appears to be having an unlikely—and suspiciously timed—outbreak of Ebola.

Joe and his team pursue these cases, uncovering motives that might link them, while proving that trust betrayed can be a toxic virus, turning love into murderous loathing. Indeed, behind the mayhem and murder, Joe must uncover a tragic history before another victim dies.

About the Author


ARCHER MAYOR, in addition to writing the New York Times bestselling Joe Gunther series, is an investigator for the sheriff's department, the state medical examiner, and has twenty-five years of experience as a firefighter/EMT. He lives near Brattleboro, Vermont.

Praise For…


"This enjoyable ensemble effort is sure to please Mayor’s many fans." —Publishers Weekly



Product Details
ISBN: 9781250113283
ISBN-10: 1250113288
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: September 25th, 2018
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Joe Gunther Series